Aart Verrips

Johannesburg-based photographer, Aart Verrips has captured the attention of the South African fashion scene, while making a global and digital impact.

Verrips continues to gain recognition for a distinctive style that merges the daring, provocative and risqué, while maintaining a commercial aesthetic, expansive creativity and attention to detail that hint at his earlier studies as a pastry chef in France.

Commenting on his decision to pursue the profession, Verrips says: “I love fashion photography because you can create a different world in one single frame, you can make the impossible seem possible’. This ideal permeated his debut solo exhibition, which spun on questions of masculine beauty, its alluring variances and our endless pursuit for perfection, which showed at Hazard Gallery, Johannesburg.


Aart’s client list includes H&M, Thebe Magugu, Adidas, Levi’s, Puma, Row-G, Ray-Bans, Discovery , Kurt Geiger, Trace Mobile, Vogue Eyewear , Twenty4 Fashion, Burberry , Nola, Uzzi, Rich Mnisi, Woolworths, Superbalist, Diarra Blue, Mr.Doveton & Gavin Rajer.

Verrips’ editorial work has been published in GQ, I-D, Harperz Bezaar Spain, Numero Tokyo, Elle, Glamour, Vogue Italia, Gay Times , Marie Claire, Mens Health, Destiny Man, True Love, Womans Health, SundayTimes Edit, FGUK, Adon, Tocksick, Indie Mag, Contributor Magazine, Between 10 and 5, Desire Homme, Vanity Teen, Pressure Magazine, Fucking Young, Client Magazine, Yearbook Fanzine, Carbon Copy, Vogue Netherlands, Vogue US


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